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Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process

After statements from US official against Hamas role, Fatah says unity deal is in line with international law.

Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process

After statements from US official against Hamas' role in unity deal, Fatah says deal is in line with international law.

Analysis: Will the GCC's fate be decided at Camp David?

The next few weeks will be crucial for the future of the Gulf Cooperation Council as the Gulf crisis persists.

What is Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution?

Article 155 is only two short paragraphs of the Spanish Constitution.

Spain to trigger Article 155 to block Catalan autonomy

Described as 'nuclear option', Article 155 allows Madrid to suspend Catalonia's autonomy and has never been used before.

Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar

Army base targeted by two suicide bombers then overrun by gunmen in hours-long firefight.

Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts Sharif

Sharif resigned in July after Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income.

Catalan leader threatens to declare independence

Puigdemont says if Spain follows up on stripping Catalonia of autonomy and blocks dialogue, secession will be declared.

Russia: The Orthodox connection

What lies behind the close relationship between the Russian Orthodox Church and President Vladimir Putin?

Putin and the 'triumph of Christianity' in Russia

The rise of the Orthodox Church in Russia appears unstoppable, write filmmakers Glen Ellis and Viktoryia Kolchyna who went to investigate the close ties between the church and Putin.

Labour's Jacinda Ardern set to become prime minister

Month after election ended in a stalemate, minority party chooses two parties to form a coalition.

Canada's terror double standards

Why was Alexandre Bissonnette, who killed six Canadian Muslims in a Quebec Islamic Centre, not charged with terrorism?

Cancer clinic for Palestinians at risk as funds run dry

Palestinian Authority owes Augusta Victoria Hospital in occupied East Jerusalem '$35m' for patient referrals.

US: Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis

Forty-three US legislators have urged the Trump administration to reimpose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.

The Brief: Togo unrest, Mexico quake anniversary, Syria

There is more unrest in Togo, it's been one month since a deadly earthquake in Mexico, and a film on spy in Lebanon.

Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar

Army base targeted by two suicide bombers then overrun by gunmen in hours long firefight.

Cancer clinic for Palestinians at risk as funds run dry

Palestinian Authority owes Augusta Victoria Hospital in occupied East Jerusalem "$35m" for patient referrals.

Spain-Catalonia standoff to intensify as deadline looms

Madrid vows to impose direct rule in Catalonia unless declaration of independence is retracted.

In the footsteps of a Rohingya refugee - In 360 degrees

Follow the Rohingya on their arduous escape from massacres at the hands of Myanmar's army to refugee camps in Bangladesh

US: Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis

Forty-three US lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to re-impose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.

Iraq's military declares mission accomplished in Kirkuk

The 48-hour offensive saw Kurdish forces entirely confined to their long-standing three-province autonomous region.

Argentina finds body thought to be Santiago Maldonado

Political parties suspend campaign for legislative elections after reported recovery of Santiago Maldonado's body.

Catalan leader Puigdemont told to act with 'good sense'

Appeal comes as Madrid sees fresh regional regional polls as way out of crisis but also warns of suspension of autonomy.

Is China the next global leader?

President Xi Jinping sets out long-term vision during Communist party congress as he seeks to consolidate power.

Keeping Boris Nemtsov's memory alive

Meet the men and women keeping a 24-hour vigil on the spot where Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed.

Quebec passes controversial face veil ban

Law requires individuals to uncover their faces when receiving public services, including riding public buses.

S Chandrasekhar: Why Google honours him

Born 107 years ago to a Tamil family on October 19, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983.

Nemtsov's bridge

Meet the men and women keeping a 24-hour vigil on the bridge where Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed

Kenya political crisis deepens in run-up to election

Election board says it cannot guarantee presidential rerun will be free and fair as political parties stage rallies.

Israel closes Palestinian media groups in West Bank

'Bury me in the flag': Elderly Catalans speak out

Elderly people remember the dark shadow of Franco as Spain and Catalonia grapple with tensions over secession vote.

US university braces for alt-right's Richard Spencer

State governor declares state of emergency before rally against white supremacist event at University of Florida.

South Africa: The poor of Blinkbonnie Road

Fifty families living in poverty and squalor in Durban continue to face the wrath of authorities.

Dying Palestinian teen longs for imprisoned father

Majd Tahhan's only wish is to see his imprisoned father, fearing he may soon part with life as he battles leukaemia.

Flooding returns to southern Queensland, Australia

This multi-day deluge has led to overflowing rivers near to and west of Bundaberg.

US knew of Indonesian anti-communist massacre

Recently released US documents show US government was aware of mass killing of communists in 1965-66 after Suharto coup.

South Africa: The poor of Blinkbonnie Road

Fifty families living in poverty, squalor in Durban, continue to face the wrath of authorities.

Hate crimes rise around Brexit vote, recent attacks

Muslim women particularly vulnerable of rising racist sentiment say activists and victims, as government releases study.

Qatar's leader denounces 'unjust siege'

Qatar ready for dialogue over Gulf blockade because 'we are all brothers' and 'no one will win', emir says.

Farmajo blames al-Shabab for Mogadishu blast

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo says group's 'fingerprints' can be found on blast that killed more than 300 people.

Roadside blast kills elite police in Pakistan's Quetta

Bomb targets police vehicle killing at least seven people and wounding 22 others in the capital of Balochistan province.

Iraq's military declares mission accomplished in Kirkuk

The 48-hour offensive saw Kurdish forces entirely confined to their longstanding three-province autonomous region.

What is happening with the Kenyan election?

Hackers, an annulled election result and the main opposition leader pulling out. What is happening in Kenya?

What's happening in Myanmar is genocide

But why are world leaders so reluctant to use the word 'genocide' for the persecution and killing of the Rohingya?

Urmila: Saving Girls from Slavery in Nepal

A former slave fights for the rights of girls sold into slavery while pursuing her own dream of becoming a lawyer.

'We slept out in the open air like wild animals'

Zambia's agricultural development initiatives are resulting in forced evictions and devastation for the rural poor.

The Brief: Kenya vote, Afghans mourn, UK hate crime

Turkey and Europe locked in war of words ahead of weekend summit, Taliban kill 71, Kenya electoral official resigns.

Senior Kenyan electoral official resigns ahead of poll

Roselyn Akombe, a top commissioner from the country's electoral body, says next week's poll will not be 'credible'.

Roadside blast kills elite police in Pakistan's Quetta

Bomb targets police vehicle killing at least six officers and wounding 22 others in the capital of Balochistan province.

Turkey-Europe locked in war of words as EU summit opens

EU meeting in Brussels comes amid deteriorating relations and calls to freeze Ankara's EU membership bid.